The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for MSTest skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MSTest over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft MSTest
South West / Bristol
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 111 135
Rank change year-on-year +1 +24  
Permanent jobs citing MSTest 24 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.32% 0.32% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.63% 1.91% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 3
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

MSTest is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 426 262 440
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 23.46% 16.60% 22.65%
Number of salaries quoted 354 239 369
Median salary £47,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.09% -1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

MSTest
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing MSTest as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MSTest in Bristol

MSTest
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MSTest in Bristol.

Salary trend for MSTest in Bristol

MSTest
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSTest in Bristol over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MSTest in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing MSTest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for MSTest.

1 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (72.50%) TDD
3 26 (65.00%) Continuous Integration
3 26 (65.00%) C#
4 25 (62.50%) .NET
5 24 (60.00%) NUnit
6 23 (57.50%) SQL Server
7 22 (55.00%) Inversion of Control
7 22 (55.00%) Castle Windsor
8 20 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 20 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
9 18 (45.00%) WCF
10 17 (42.50%) OO
11 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET
11 16 (40.00%) .NET Framework
12 15 (37.50%) Java
12 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
12 15 (37.50%) MVC
13 14 (35.00%) Scrum
14 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
14 13 (32.50%) WebSphere
14 13 (32.50%) BizTalk Server
14 13 (32.50%) Tomcat
14 13 (32.50%) WebLogic
14 13 (32.50%) MySQL
14 13 (32.50%) Oracle
14 13 (32.50%) Puppet
14 13 (32.50%) NoSQL
14 13 (32.50%) OpenStack
14 13 (32.50%) Opscode Chef

MSTest
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (32.50%) BizTalk Server
1 13 (32.50%) OpenStack
1 13 (32.50%) Tomcat
1 13 (32.50%) WebLogic
1 13 (32.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 20 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (57.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (32.50%) MySQL
2 13 (32.50%) NoSQL
2 13 (32.50%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2016
4 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (60.00%) NUnit
2 11 (27.50%) Rhino Mocks
3 8 (20.00%) Moq
4 4 (10.00%) MSBuild
4 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (97.50%) Developer
2 24 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 18 (45.00%) C# Developer
4 17 (42.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (35.00%) Senior Developer
6 13 (32.50%) Full Stack Developer
6 13 (32.50%) Java Developer
7 9 (22.50%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 9 (22.50%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (17.50%) Telecoms Developer
10 6 (15.00%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (15.00%) Software Developer
11 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 5 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
12 4 (10.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (62.50%) .NET
2 22 (55.00%) Castle Windsor
3 18 (45.00%) WCF
4 16 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 16 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (27.50%) HTML
6 10 (25.00%) WPF
7 7 (17.50%) Ninject
7 7 (17.50%) Spring.NET
7 7 (17.50%) Unity DI Container
8 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (10.00%) NHibernate
9 3 (7.50%) LINQ
9 3 (7.50%) WF
9 3 (7.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (85.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (72.50%) TDD
3 26 (65.00%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (55.00%) Inversion of Control
5 17 (42.50%) OO
6 15 (37.50%) MVC
7 14 (35.00%) Scrum
8 11 (27.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 11 (27.50%) Web Design
9 7 (17.50%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (17.50%) Kanban
9 7 (17.50%) MVVM
10 4 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (7.50%) Software Delivery
11 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
12 2 (5.00%) ETL
12 2 (5.00%) System Testing
13 1 (2.50%) Manual Testing
13 1 (2.50%) SDLC
13 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) C#
2 15 (37.50%) Java
2 15 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.50%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) VB
6 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Degree
1 1 (2.50%) MCP
1 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) Ansible
1 13 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
1 13 (32.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
Bristol, Avon
Dawson & Walsh
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